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    BizAv Planning Calendar

    Your missions are often impacted by high-traffic events and world holidays. These can create congestion at your destination, raise costs for hotels and other services, and increase lead times. We’ve consolidated many of these dates and locations into this one calendar to help you in your pre-planning.

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    Operational Insight Blog

    Search a library of 900+ articles by 180+ industry experts covering operational HOW-TOs and other topics impacting business aircraft operations worldwide.

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    Use this free search tool to find information on worldwide airports, FBOs, handlers, caterers, and ground transportation providers.

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    FAA Dispatcher Certification

    Interested in enhancing your skills, safety awareness, and efficiency within your flight operation? We offer an FAA-approved FAR Part 65 aircraft dispatcher certification course. With an over 90% certification rate among our graduates, we can help you reach your professional development goals.

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    2016 Brazil Summer Games

    Your guide to timely, accurate updates on the 2016 Brazil Summer Games—with information on flight planning, landing permits, airports, slots, parking, visas and more.

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      Business Aircraft Ops to Nairobi, Kenya – Part 1: Airports and ServicesNairobi is the capital and largest city in the Republic of Kenya. A cosmopolitan and multi-cultural city, Nairobi is one of the major financial centers in Africa and, on the tourism front, is known as the “Safari capital of the world.” If you’re operating your business aircraft to Nairobi... […]

      ABACE 2017 – Operating to Shanghai: Part 2: Permits & VisasLead times for obtaining China landing permits are not onerous with requests generally approved within 24 – 48 hours. While slots are provided in conjunction with landing permits be aware that curfews and operating limitations are associated at both Shanghai airports... […]

      Customs Tips For Any Trip: Part 2 – Compliance with the DetailsFor business aircraft operators, “know before you go” is the critical rule to follow for successfully navigating the customs, immigration, and quarantine (CIQ) clearance process at any new or unfamiliar international location. Be aware that CIQ, in general, is becoming stricter... […]

      ABACE 2017 – Operating to Shanghai: Part 1: Airports, Parking & SlotsThe 2017 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) takes place at Shanghai Hongqiao (ZSSS) Apr 11-13. As this is widely considered as the main annual event for business aviation in the region, you can expect an influx of general aviation (GA) traffic into Shanghai... […]